Fragmented Sleep, Fragmented Mind

  title={Fragmented Sleep, Fragmented Mind},
  author={Dalena van der Kloet and Harald Merckelbach and Timo Giesbrecht and Steven Jay Lynn},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={159 - 175}
In psychopathology, dissociation typically refers to a disturbance in the normal integration of thoughts, feelings, and experiences into consciousness and memory. In this article, we review the literature on how sleep disturbances relate to dissociative symptoms and memory failure. We contend that this body of research offers a fresh perspective on dissociation. Specifically, we argue that dissociative symptoms are associated with a labile sleep–wake cycle, in which dreamlike mentation invades… 

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